Anne Whiting

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Cave paintings change ideas about the origin of art

<b>Scientists have identified some of the earliest cave paintings produced by humans.</b><p>The artworks are in a rural area on the Indonesian Island of Sulawesi.<p>Until now, paintings this old had been confirmed in caves only in Western Europe.<p>Researchers tell the journal Nature that the Indonesian discovery …

Anthropology

High-Flying Highlights From The International Drone Photography Awards

From France to the Philippines, the winners of National Geographic and Dronestagram's International Drone Photography Awards.<p><i>Images via</i><p>On March 15, 2014, in association with National Geographic, drone-photography site Dronestagram announced their first-ever International Drone Photography Awards, …

Distorted Landscape Photos Blur the Line Between Reality and Fantasy

After looking closely at these photographs, viewers will quickly discover that there is something a little odd about each landscape. Created by California-based photographer Laura Plageman, the ongoing series, <i>Response</i>, features a confusing blur between reality and the artist's creation of fictional …

Art

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Not in my house: how Vegas casinos wage a war on cheating

“I think most people feel that if you can find a way to beat the casino, more power to you,” says Arnold Synder, his eyes, those telltale features, hidden behind a pair of black sunglasses. “This place set up the rules, they provide the equipment, they provide the dealer, and they're basically …

Mesmerizing Time-Lapse of the Northern Lights Dancing Over Norway

Photographer Ole C. Salomonsen loves shooting the northern lights or, as he calls them, the polar spirits. And for his most recent film he went all …

Tips for Better Landscape Photography

The problem with most landscape photography is that not enough preparation is put into setting up the shot before it is taken. These tips are meant …

Landscape Photography

Boston Bombing Suspects Put Chechnya in Spotlight

The two suspects are connected to Russia’s restive Caucasus region.<p><b>The two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings—one of whom is dead, the other provoking a massive manhunt across Boston on Friday—are Chechens who were raised in Dagestan and Kyrgyzstan before immigrating to the United</b> …

How to travel with friends (and not want to kill them)

I have two permanent, oddly positioned bald spots on my head. Though my mother claims they’re from a scalp thing I had as a kid, I have it on good authority from my oracle that they’re probably where the Martians attached the electrodes.<p>However, spontaneous balding frequently has nothing to do with …

Top 10 Must-See Travel Destinations

There's an entire awe-inspiring world out there to see and experience. Rather than stay home and dream of what might have been, unearth that passport and get going. To get you started in the right direction, we've whittled down a "bucket list" of ten of the world's most magnificent wonders.<p><b>Great</b> …

4 Principles To Packing Smart

When I started consulting I found having to pack my suitcase every week to be a chore. It was a boring process that required packing my shirts and ties so they stayed wrinkle free while being jammed like sardines in a can. When I started going to the gym on a more regular basis, it also required …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

China quake kills scores in rural Sichuan

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/971000/971799_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534485503_272fd88f2ad1f0b258bbac194b72201b<p><b>A powerful earthquake has killed at least 160 people and injured at least 5,700 in China's rural south-west, officials say.</b><p>The 6.6-magnitude tremor sent …

Natural Disasters

FBI Confirms Agents Interviewed Boston Bombing Suspect In 2011

Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was killed in a shootout with Boston Police Thursday night. His younger brother, Dzhokar Tsarnaev, 19, was captured by authorities in Watertown, Mass., Friday.<p>According to a statement released by the FBI Friday night, the agency interviewed Tamerlan Tsarnaev in 2011 at the …

Boston Suspects Tamerlan & Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, From Boxing to Bombs

Michael Daly on Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s life in the U.S. before the Boston Marathon bombing.<p>The people of Watertown were awakened early …

Raid on Boston Marathon bombing suspect captured on film

Mobile phone footage captured by residents of Watertown show the raid on suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, as he was cornered hiding in a boat parked in a backyard.<p><b>Follow our live blog for the latest developments</b><p>A 19-year-old Massachusetts college student wanted in the Boston …

Boston bombing suspect's Miranda warning put on hold for 'public safety exception'

Now that second Boston bombing suspect has been apprehended, there are still lots of unanswered questions swirling. One of them is whether or not he has been read his Miranda rights, which are designed to protect a suspect's Fifth and Sixth Amendment rights under the US Constitution. The answer as …

The Boston Bombing Suspect Won't Be Read His Miranda Rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department official says the Boston Marathon bombing suspect will not be read his Miranda rights because the government is invoking a public safety exception.<p>That official and a second person briefed on the investigation says 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be …